Category Archives: Entertainments

Organ recital in Wisbech

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The Mayor of Wisbech, Councillor Jonathan R Farmer TD, had arranged an organ recital in the Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul in Wisbech. Proceed, including from a raffle, were to go to the Wisbech Mayoral Charities. The … Continue reading


Cambridge Bangladesh Welfare and Cultural Association: Eid Party

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The Cambridge Bangladesh Welfare and Cultural Association hosted an Eid Party at Arbury Community Centre. Children – mostly girls – recited from the Qur’an and sang a song, recognition was given to GCSE and A-Level achievements. The Imam explained why … Continue reading


Cherry Hinton Festival

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Cherry Hinton Festival Day is the climax of a week of events in a part of Cambridge that proudly proclaims its separate ‘village’ identity. The large Recreation Ground was filled with stalls and children’s activities. There was an interesting range … Continue reading


Stourbridge Fair

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Stourbridge Fair used to be the biggest in England, was characterised as Vanity Fair in John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, and has left its imprint on the names of local streets: Oyster, Cheddar, Mercer. For the past few years there has … Continue reading


Jesus Green Jazz: Freddie and Friends

This six piece traditional jazz combo had valiantly played through the bucketing rain from 3pm. I held off arriving till it was a bit drier after 4pm. Small but appreciative audience of 35-40 at peak, plus some dogs. Very British … Continue reading

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Folk Festival – The Scottish Connection

Posted in Council service, Culture, Disabilities, Entertainments, Green open spaces, Music

Tea in the Parlour with Cruse Volunteers

Having Tea in the Mayor’s Parlour might sound very old-fashioned, but it is a great way of saying ‘thank you’ to people who give their time and energy to help others. The Parlour is a very elegant room, nearly the … Continue reading

Posted in Charities, Disabilities, Entertainments

Orchard Park’s Second Family Fun Day

Orchard Park is five years old and has now grown to a total of about 700 houses. The Community Council owns and manages the Community Centre and Sports Facilities and also organises programmes of activities. Saturday’s Family Fun Day was … Continue reading

Posted in Charities, Communities, Entertainments, Fundraising

All the Fun of the Town and Country Fair

A glorious June day greeted the opening of the fourth Cambridge Town and Country Fair on Parker’s Piece. My enjoyment of the event was enhanced by having two young companions to share in the various delights. While my preference was … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainments, Green open spaces, Public engagements